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Astragalus  piutensis Barneby & Mabb.  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  piutensis Barneby & Mabb.  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus marianus (Rydb.) Barneby
 Xylophacos marianus Rydb.
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.NevadaUtah
semideserts of w. USA
Altitude1700-2400m
Description leaves 3-9cm, leaflets 9-17 pairs, obovate or elliptic, obtuse, 3-12mm long, silvery, pod hirsute, ovoid, acuminate, 10-23mm long, rostrum short, sharp
Size5-10cm
Colorpinkish purple
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyCronquist, A. et al. (1972-2005) Intermountain Flora
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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